How can we overcome fear and follow Jesus with boldness and confidence?
Are you afraid to follow Jesus? Does fear keep you from moving forward? Could you be holding back because of the fear of what it will cost you?
What Does It Really Mean To Deny Yourself?
We live in a self-world. Full of self-love, self-worth, self-promotion, and of course selfies. So when we hear we must deny ourselves, that sounds ridiculous and impossible. However, what if that is not what Jesus thought when He gave the command to follow Him? What if your purpose was connected to a commitment to deny yourself?
What is the Trinity and who do we actually pray to?
Have you ever tried buttoning a shirt only to realize once you’re done that the buttons are out of order? Maybe you even walked out of your house with all of these buttons out of alignment. It makes me feel a little uneasy thinking about it because of how ridiculous it looks in my mirror. I can’t imagine letting another person see me in that state. But most of the time, it is my wife calling out the misalignment. So, one trick I have learned to make sure my buttons are already lined up is to start with the top button. If you line up the top button correctly first, everything else tends to just fall into place.
A practical guide to staying rooted in God’s Word when life gets in the way
Life is busy. One minute everything feels great, and you’ve got your entire life in order, the next minute you have one extra meeting added into your schedule and your entire day has to be shifted around. When your schedule feels full it can be so easy for certain areas of your life to slip and priorities to fall down the pecking order. I know for me, when I encounter a busy season, I have to be intentional about remaining in the word and spending time with Jesus. Far too often the easiest route is to let that stuff fall to the wayside. But it’s so incredibly important to our overall lives and wellbeing. In this blog I’d love to explore some simple practices to remain rooted in the Word when life gets busy.
Why should you Pray?
Is there a right way to pray? How people pray, when people pray, and why people pray can look quite differently across different cultures, religions, and the course of history. Do prayers actually do anything? Let’s take a deeper look at why we pray and discover the impact our prayers have.
How to hear the voice of God
How do you know when God is speaking to you? When life gets hectic, or you need to make a significant life decision, how can you know what comes to mind is from God and not just something of your imagination? Every believer has struggled with these same questions in their faith, and while the process takes time and requires sacrifice, it may be easier than you think! Here are three steps you can take toward hearing the voice of God.
What Does It Really Mean To Be A Christian?
What does it mean to be a Christian? Simply put, being a Christian means following Christ. It is believing in the gospel of Jesus and building a relationship with God to see yourself and the world as He sees it.